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Experiential and Cross-Cultural Learning through a Simulated Columbian Coffee Exchange

Century College 


Through a partnership with faculty members at the Universidad de Mendellin in Colombia, Century College faculty built a culturally immersive business experience for business students in both countries. Leveraging web technology and their own ingenuity, students at both institutions perform business functions in the sale and purchase of coffee. This pilot provides insights for future learning collaborations that can cross virtual borders. 

Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation Funding 

Large Seed Grant – $22,200
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